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Mónica Alexandra


School of Medicine - Department of Surgery

Mónica Alexandra Ramírez Blanco, a professor in the School of Medicine's Department of Surgery, is introduced to the general public and the educational community. The photo was taken in close-up, against a white background, with the professor centered.



+57 (607) 634 4000 Ext. 2944



Dr. Mónica Alexandra Ramírez, Plastic Surgeon, subspecialist in hand surgery, has extensive training in the management of various upper limb pathologies, she is passionate about teaching, reconstructive surgery, constant training, languages and traveling.

She has been trained in different parts of the world consolidating strong relationships with his peers, exchanging training and experiences, she has been a lecturer in multiple international and national congresses and has participated with research works that have achieved great recognition, she has been part of the selection committee for Colfuturo fellows, she has directed several degree theses that have achieved maximum recognition of laureate thesis, She has also been a member of the jury for the Bachelor’s Degree Thesis in her specialty.

She has a great sense of social responsibility, being part of the Milwaukee, Wisconsin Medical Mission for several decades, in which, together with a group of North American specialists, they provide reconstructive surgical management to pediatric patients and less favored adults in the Colombian Northeast. She is currently an undergraduate and graduate professor in the Department of Surgery at Universidad Industrial de Santander, Coordinator of Hand Surgery at Hospital Internacional de Colombia.




  • Subspecialist in Surgical Leadership

    Harvard Medical School, 2022

  • Specialist in University Teaching Specialist in University Teaching

    Universidad Industrial de Santander, 2020

  • Subspecialist in Hand Surgery

    Heinrich- Heine Universitätsklinikum Düsseldorf, 2018

  • Specialist in Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery

    Universidad Industrial de Santander, 2017

  • Physician and Surgeon

    Universidad Industrial de Santander, 2002



+57 (607) 634 4000 Ext. 2944



  • Plastic, Reconstructive and Aesthetic Surgery
  • Hand Surgery
  • Congenital Hand
  • Benign and malignant tumors of the upper limb
  • Peripheral nerve
  • Hand trauma
  • Burns
  • Upper limb reconstructive surgery
  • Ophidian accident in
    Upper limbs
  • Microsurgery
  • Brachial Plejo
  • Tetraplegia
  • Surgical Leadership



Monday to friday

7:00 a.m. – 12 m.

2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m.

Departamento de 

Cirugía UIS.





  • First Place. E-poster contest. Application of a Validation Scale for the Use of the Placenta as a Dynamic Flow Model for Microsurgery Training

    VIII Congreso de Cirugía Plástica. Posgrado de Cirugía Plástica, Estética y Reconstructiva. Universidad Industrial de Santander. Bucaramanga, Septiembre 2-3, 2022.

  • Thesis Director Dr. Daniel Ballesteros Larrotta: "Histomorphometry of the branches of the anterior interosseous nerve (ANI) and the posterior interosseous nerve (NIP) applied in nerve transfers for the management of high lesions of the ulnar nerve (NU)"

    Especialización en Cirugía Plástica: Reconstructiva y Estética. (2019- 2023)

  • International Observership scholarship

    Sociedad Canadiense de Cirugía Plástica, Montreal, Canadá, 2019

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